Chicken Fried Quinoa
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  • 3 Eggs
  • 1.5 - 2 lbs chicken, cut into small chunks
  • Sesame Oil (for chicken)
  • 2-3 TBSP olive oil
  • 4 cups cooked quinoa (day old is best)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4-6 green onions
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  1. Prepare your Quinoa in a Rice Cooker the day before. This allows for the correct texture in your final dish. I replaced the water with chicken broth in my rice cooker
  2. Whisk 3 eggs seasoned with salt and pepper to taste. Cook eggs omelette style over medium low heat. Cut into small cubes and set aside
  3. In a medium bowl, toss chicken with Sesame Oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Heat oil over high heat in a large frying pan, add chicken and stir fry for approximately 2 minutes or until light golden brown
  5. Add onion and garlic to pan and sauté until onions are soft. About 3-4 more minutes
  6. Stir in green onions
  7. Add quinoa to pan and evenly distribute, then let cook 2 minutes
  8. Continue to stir fry
  9. Add ⅓ bag of frozen peas and carrots, stir
  10. Add soy sauce and mix together.
  11. Once peas and carrots are fully warmed, cover with foil and let sit for 2 minutes.
  12. Serve.
Recipe by Cherished Bliss at